Manyatsa Monyamane is a visual storyteller, inspired and influenced by African literature, theatre, and everyday surroundings. Unpacking difficult themes, Monyamane’s photography often brings attention to stories overlooked by the mainstream media.
Monyamane completed her BTech in Photography in 2016 at the Tshwane University of Technology. She was a finalist at Pop Cap (piclet.org Prize for Contemporary African Photography) 2016 and, in 2017, a Multi & New Media Merit Award Winner – all for the Thami Mnyele Fine Arts Awards. In 2018, she was announced as a finalist for the International Women Photographers Award, with a travelling exhibition in Dubai, New Delhi, Tokyo and Paris.